Silkie Roo or Hen

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by peachez022, Jun 4, 2016.

  1. peachez022

    peachez022 New Egg

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    I hope it's not a Roo because I love these little guys and would have to get rid of him:-(
     
  2. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Chicken Obsessed

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    How old? It is looking like a boy.

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  3. peachez022

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    He is about 90 days old
     
  4. TheKindaFarmGal

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    I'm going to go with cockerel. Silkies are notoriously hard to sex so I could be wrong. Hopefully you'll get a second opinion. [​IMG]
     
  5. howfunkyisurchicken

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    Looks like a cockerel to me as well, but it is non bearded. It's normal for them to have bigger combs and wattles.
     
  6. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    i think cockerel also, he's starting to get streamers, it could be a she though! our roo was named lola till he started crowing! (he is now named ricky)
     

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